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    What is Java class file's magic number?

    A Magic Number of a class file is a unique identifier for tools to quickly differentiate class files from non class files.The first four bytes of each Java class file has the magic value as 0xCAFEBABE.And the answer to why this number,I do not actually know but there may be very few sensible and acceptable options possible constructed from letters A-F which can surely not be 'CAFEFACE' or 'FADECAFE'....

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